1963 FORD THUNDERBIRD CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE - 96459Sold* at Scottsdale 2011 - Lot #1268 1963 FORD THUNDERBIRD CUSTOM CONVERTIBLEhttps://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/96459/96459_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #1268 1963 FORD THUNDERBIRD CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE
Lot #1268 - From the '97 Walt Disney movie "FLUBBER" starring Robin Williams has since been customized by Mike Goldman Custom's, Inc. It received a complete rotisserie restoration featuring LS1 power, 4L60 transmission and a custom air intake engine panel under the hood. It sits on Air Ride Technoligies self leveling Ride Pro system with Wilwood 14" 6-piston brakes and 20" Dayton true knock-off wheels. Vintage Air heats and cools the Bird with the help of a custom cross flow radiator. The undercarriage features a 9" Ford rearend with 3.70 gears, polished stainless steel custom exhaust, magnaflow mufflers and all polished stainless steel lines. This freshly finished, 5-year, no expense spared restoration left no nuts or bolts unturned. The chrome and stainless steel moldings were restored while the body panels were massaged until flawless, followed by custom red basecoat/clearcoat paint. The interior is custom but done like the classic original look and a new tan German hartz cloth convertible top was installed. Looks great, but also drives and performs as good as it looks.
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